Monthly Archives: June 2012

Perfect Imperfection

I bought this potatoe at my local farmer market and it immediately reminded me of one of my favourite documentary: “The Gleaners and I” (Les glaneurs et la glaneuse). In this documentary, Agnes Varda shows us how potatoes that are … Continue reading

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DIY: Woolen mittens

Last April, I introduced you to my new winter snoods – made of leftover mohair yarns. When I finished that project I still had some leftover yarn (2 balls of yarn) and decided to use it to knit some warm … Continue reading

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My first sewing machine experience: Recycled shopping bag

Before I was…. ? I have always liked collecting old stuff and giving them a “second-life”. I think that we buy and throw out  too many things and I always try to repair or reinvent objects. Following some initial clothing … Continue reading

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Lentil/Mushroom pâté

Just a quick post to introduce you to a new recipe that I have tested this week: Lentil / Mushroom pâté. It makes a perfect starter served with a salad. Enjoy! Ingredients (Pate) 200 grams of green lentils 500 grams … Continue reading

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The Happy Pear, Dublin, Ireland

After 9 months blogging, I am finally reviewing one my “local” vegetarian restaurant: The Happy Pear in Greystones, Dublin. Most Irish restaurants offer a vegetarian option (usually an unspiring risotto) but there are very few vegetarian restaurants in Ireland. I … Continue reading

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